Tropical Milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica)
Tropical Milkweed these showy plants have blooms in the colors of red, orange, and yellow. In addition to the butterflies being attracted to Bloodflower plants, the plants are also used as medicinal herbs.
The bloom season is long, lasting from early summer up until the first frost. The Tropical Milkweed herb is a tender perennial that if grown in containers can be wintered indoors in areas where there are freezing temperatures.
USDA Zones: 8 - 11
Height: 24 - 32 inches
Bloom Season: Summer and fall
Bloom Color: Red
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.5
Deer Resistant: Yes
Average Germ Time: 14 - 28 days
Light Required: No
Depth: Do not cover
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 24 inches